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An old General Electric television set sits on a stand next to the window in an abandoned farmhouse. The wall behind the TV is covered in floral wallpaper.


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Abandoned Farmhouse on Airport Expressway #3

This old General Electric television, which appears to have been made in the 1960s, was one of many things left behind in an abandoned farmhouse. The little picture on the wall above the TV shows hands held in prayer.

The house was at the corner of Airport Expressway and Coverdale Road, near Fort Wayne International Airport, in southwest Allen County, Indiana.

When I photographed the house the first time, in 2002, it was locked up, so I only photographed the outside. Years later, I went back and the doors were all open. The inside was full of interesting things.

It was demolished in 2011.





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